Van der Hoeven Horticultural Projects and Patron Agri Systems Expand HortiQ Certification

Naaldwijk, October 30, 2023 – Van der Hoeven Horticultural Projects, in collaboration with its subsidiary Patron Agri Systems, continues to set the standard for quality in the horticultural industry.

CTO - Menno van den Brink and Jens Stender-Robertz – QHSE-Manager, on behalf of Patron Agri Systems, received the BRL8001 certificate. Patron had previously obtained the BRL8000 certificate, ensuring the quality of the company's processes. With the BRL8001 certificate specifically guaranteeing the quality of water products, the certification is now complete. "Achieving both the BRL8000 and BRL8001 certificates is a clear testament to Van der Hoeven and Patron Agri Systems' dedication to high-quality standards and craftsmanship," stated Hans van der Salm, chairman of HortiQ.

Since the establishment of HortiQ, Van der Hoeven Horticultural Projects has maintained close involvement with the foundation, and these additional certifications further affirm Van der Hoeven and Patron Agri Systems' commitment to the highest standards of quality in horticulture.

"With projects becoming increasingly larger and investors' growing demands for quality and certifications, this milestone solidifies our position as a reliable top player in the industry. As the Van der Hoeven Group, we are excited about the expansion of our certifications; this marks a crucial step in further professionalizing our company and is essential to maintain our leading position in the sector," stated Menno van den Brink.

The BRL8000 and BRL8001 certificates, issued by HortiQ, confirm that Van der Hoeven Horticultural Projects and Patron Agri Systems adhere to stringent quality standards and protocols within the horticultural industry.